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Code Blue Local Officer Training

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There are six modules to train and further develop lay leaders. Each module contains three or four sessions of approximately 90 minutes duration. Modules 1, 3 and 5 expand the concepts involved in our SHAPE, the understanding and application of which are essential for basic leadership development. SHAPE stands for

  • Spiritual gifts
  • Heart or Passion
  • Abilities
  • Personality
  • Experience in life

Following are the modules and the sessions contained in each:

Module 1 - Leadership

Understanding your Personality – The Kiersey Temperament Sorter II needs to be purchased if this session is to be completed. They are available for $1 each from Mission Resource Department.

  1. Introducing Leadership
  2. Leadership non-negotiables

Module 2 – Corps Planting

  1. Rationale and Purpose of corps planting
  2. Corps Planting Models
  3. Preparation and pre-requisites for corps planting

Module 3 – Spiritual Formation

  1. Spiritual Time-line
  2. Spiritual Disciplines
  3. Spiritual gifts – A spiritual gifts questionnaire needs to be purchased in order to complete this session. The Wagner-Houtts Questionnaire is available from Koorong or Word for about $6.00 each.

Module 4 – Communication

  1. Non-verbal listening
  2. Some active listening skills
  3. Putting it all together

Module 5 – Personal Mission Statement

  1. Biblical Purpose statement
  2. Life Ministry Values
  3. Personal vision and compiling the mission statement
  4. Activating the personal mission statement

Module 6 – Small Group Leadership

  1. Discipleship Basics
  2. Small Group Essentials
  3. Small Group Experience